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Quietus Presents: White Hills European Tour!
The Quietus , January 9th, 2012 06:22

Plus new album details!

White Hills are a cosmic power trio who have blasted off so far into the unfathomable void of space that only the Hubble Deep Field telescope on its loosest setting can pick up sight of them. The core of the group is powerhouse bassist Ego Sensation and live wire guitarist singer Dave W and they have pushed their warm, overdriven sound into straddling the Mudhoney/ Hawkwind divide like a mighty colossus. With a flying V. And a kamikaze pilot headband. They are no strangers to the Protestant work ethic finding time to release at least three albums per year as well as guesting on and producing other bands' albums, not mentioning Dave's Freshly Fucked side project and glorious split albums with Mancunian heavy riffnologists GNOD. We had a recent reminder of just how powerful the group are during a typically peerless live set at Supersonic last October. One small step for man, one giant bong-loaded, wah-wah addled, pulsar destroying guitar chord for mankind.

We're therefore very excited and honoured to be able to tell you that White Hills will be celebrating the release of their new Thrill Jockey album Frying On This Rock with a European tour to which we are encouraging you all to go, not least the Quietus'-organised headlining gig at the London Lexington on March 24th, for which you can buy tickets here. You can see the rest of the tour dates below. ALL HAIL WHITE HILLS!

MARCH

15th - Cork, Cyprus Avenue
16th - Dublin, Crawdaddy
17th - Birmingham, Birmingham Film Festival
18th - Leicester, The Musician
19th - Bristol, The Croft
20th - Nottingham, Bodega Social Club
21st - Glasgow, The Arches
22nd - Leeds, The Brundenell
23rd - Liverpool, The Kazimer
24th - London, The Lexington (buy tickets here)
25th - Utrecht, Ekko
26th - Haarlem, Patronaat Small Hall
27th - Paris, Glaz' Art
28th - Brussels, Rotonde at Botanique
29th - Cologne, Sonic Ballroom
30th - Leipzig, Doom over Leipzig Fest
31st - Helsinki, Kuudes Linja

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